Sunday, September 21, 2014

Sunday's Obituary - Thomas Sanford Clegg, Sr.



Thomas Sanford Clegg, Sr.

Born on April 24, 1886

Son of
Hiram Alexander Clegg and Susan Catherine Edmonds

Brother to
Sallie Frances, William A., Joel Wesley Powell and Wilton Lumpkin

Husband of
Bertha Huff*

Father to
Thomas Sanford Clegg, Jr.

Died on March 19, 1961
Buried in Rest Haven Cemetery
Monroe, Walton County, Georgia



Tombstone photograph was taken by FindAGrave member, GA Firefighter.


*The obituary lists his wife as Mattie E.  All census records show his wife as Bertha H.  Mattie E. could have possibly been a second wife.


Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday - Leonard Steele



Leonard Steele

Born on August 20, 1851*

Son of
Alfonso Parcutt Steele and Mary Ann Powell

Brother to
Hampton, Alonzo Leo, Alvarado "Rado", Francis Marion "Frank",
Mary Ann and Missouri Alice

Husband of
Martha Elizabeth Franks
Mary Hannah Woodall
Louisa Neroissis Holmes

Father to:
James, Pearl Elizabeth, Hallie Adele, Isaac, Mary, Stella,
Frank and Nancy Maude from his first marriage
Robert Walter from his second marriage
Alvin from his third marriage

Died on January 21, 1938
Buried in Brooks Cemetery
Paluxy, Hood County, Texas



Tombstone photograph was taken by FindAGrave member, Barbara.

*Date of birth listed as 1851 on death certificate.


Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sunday's Obituary - James William Clegg

Walton Tribune - 6/1/1960

James William Clegg

Born on May 5, 1877

Son of
Thomas Perry Clegg and Elizabeth Rebecca "Eliza" Edmonds

Brother to
Mattie Emma, Elizabeth Ophelia and Mary Myrtice

Husband of
Louelah Jane "Elah" Towler

Father to
Oscar Nathan, Louelle, Lottie Bush and Mary Ophelia

Died on May 27, 1960
Buried in the Clegg Family Cemetery #1
Walton County, Georgia



James William Clegg was my first cousin, twice removed.  His mother and my great grandfather, William Newell Edmonds, were siblings.



Tombstone photograph was taken by FindAGrave member, Rebekah Duncan Young.


Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday - Missouri Alice Steele


Missouri Alice Steele

Born on December 4, 1859

Daughter of
Alfonso Parcutt Steele and Mary Ann Powell

Sister to
Hampton, Alonzo, Alvarado "Rado", Francis "Frank",
Leonard and Mary Ann

Wife of
Tillman Eubank

Mother to
Roddy Steele, Blanche, Kate, Fannie, Zuma, Doyle Steele,
Fred Tillman, Jack and Helen

Died on September 17, 1938
Buried in the Mexia City Cemetery
Mexia, Limestone County, Texas



Tombstone photograph was taken by FindAGrave member, James Coston.


Sunday, September 7, 2014

Sunday's Obituary - Linda Bynum

Hattiesburg American - 5/11/1950

Linda's father, Robert Everett Bynum was a half-brother to my maternal great grandfather, James Benjamin "Ben" Bynum; making Linda my first cousin, twice removed.